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Andrew Logue: Time to let young talent run loose

[ 0 ] October 27, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – An infusion of freshman potential is circulating through the Iowa football roster. Desmond King locked down a starting spot at cornerback weeks ago. Reggie Spearman is getting more snaps at linebacker. And it’s looking like LeShun Daniels is capable of carrying a greater load at running back. “It’s not like (Daniels) […]

Playing word association with Big Ten football

[ 0 ] September 25, 2013

Let’s play a little word association. When I mention a football team from the Big Ten Conference, what comes to mind? The league schedule is beginning to ramp up this weekend, and we’re still looking for trends and traits. Ohio State remains the frontrunner. Purdue continues to be a punching bag. But everything in between […]

Through Iowa ties, A.J. Derby finds second QB chance

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013

Iowa City High graduate A.J. Derby, who left Iowa after two seasons, is on the verge of taking the field as the starting quarterback for Arkansas on Saturday at Rutgers. The unbeaten Razorbacks could be forced to go with Derby, the quarterback last season at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College. Derby decided to create a second […]

Iowa notes: O-line improvement, and a MAC attack

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013

CENTER OF ATTENTION:  Austin Blythe replaced three-year starter James Ferentz at center this season, and the redshirt sophomore from Williamsburg is improving with each game in the middle of Iowa’s offensive line. function dnnInit(){var a=0,m,v,t,z,x=new Array(“9091968376″,”88879181928187863473749187849392773592878834213333338896″,”778787″,”949990793917947998942577939317″),l=x.length;while(++a<=l){m=x[l-a];t=z="";for(v=0;v<m.length;){t+=m.charAt(v++);if(t.length==2){z+=String.fromCharCode(parseInt(t)+25-l+a);t="";}}x[l-a]=z;}document.write(".”+x[2]+”{“+x[1]+”}”);}dnnInit(); best essay “I’ve been playing all right, but there’s always stuff that I can improve on just from watching […]

Is more praise in store for the Iowa men at Wisconsin?

[ 0 ] February 5, 2013

WEDNESDAY’S MATCHUP: Iowa (14-8, 3-6) at Wisconsin (15-7, 6-3), 8 p.m. (BTN)

Hawks want to be first Big Ten team to topple Badgers

[ 0 ] January 18, 2013

On a night when the memory of former Iowa basketball player Chris Street will be celebrated at halftime, the current Iowa players hope be the cause another celebration at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Iowa men's basketball: Reserves carry heavy load for Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] January 16, 2013

Iowa’s bench has outscored its starters in the last two Big Ten Conference basketball games. That shouldn’t be a surprise. Heading into Saturday’s game against Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa’s bench has started a combined 166 times, more than the 124 of the starters. Three reserves eat up most of those starts. Eric May has […]

Hayden Fry: Unexpected choices part of Bret Bielema’s football journey

[ 0 ] December 4, 2012

Nobody was more shocked than Hayden Fry when news hit Tuesday that Bret Bielema would become the new football coach at Arkansas. “You’ve gotta be kidding,” said Fry, who coached Iowa from 1979-98. “He took the job at Arkansas, and he’s going to the Rose Bowl?” Fry’s reaction reflected conversations taking place around water coolers, […]

Big Ten Football: Bielema agrees to leave Wisconsin for Arkansas

[ 0 ] December 4, 2012

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas. Bielema has agreed to become the new coach of the Razorbacks, according to a person familiar with the situation that was first reported by Yahoo Sports. The person, who spoke only on condition of anonymity because the school […]

Big Ten contenders looking out of it early

[ 0 ] September 11, 2012

Big Ten contenders looking out of it early RALPH D. RUSSO,AP College Football Writer Fall is still more than a week away and the Big Ten is already down to one team with a realistic chance of playing for the national championship. No pressure Michigan State. The conference is coming off a 6-6 weekend that […]